Influenza

Flu Vaccines will be offered to all City employees and dependents (age 5 and up) on the City’s health plan at no charge through the City of Bryan/BISD Employee Health Center.  Onsite clinic dates/times will be listed when scheduled.  If you are unable to attend one of the onsite clinics, please call the Employee Health Center at 821-7690 to schedule a time to go by and receive your shot.

Onsite Flu Vaccine Clinic Schedule

2017-2018 Flu Vaccine Consent Form (English)

2017-2018 Flu Vaccine Consent (Spanish)

Vaccine Information Statement

Misconceptions about Flu Vaccines

 

 

What is influenza?

Influenza (Flu) is a contagious respiratory disease caused by influenza viruses.  The flu can cause mild to severe illness and could potentially cause death in the elderly, young children and those who have other health conditions.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Fever
  • Coughing
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Headaches
  • Body aches
  • Fatigue
  • Some may experience vomiting and/or diarrhea

 

Flu Prevention

The flu vaccine is your best line of defense against the flu.  Flu vaccines are offered annually.  The City of Bryan offers vaccines to all employees at no cost.  Covered dependents (age 5 years and up) are able to get the vaccine through the Employee Health Center for no charge as well.

Other ways to avoid the flu include: avoiding those who are sick, covering your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, washing your hands often, avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth and staying home if you are sick.

For more information about the flu, please visit www.flu.gov .